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Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley

Cabernet SauvignonCabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley Wine Details
Price: $68.00 per bottle

Description: The 2003 Vintage is composed of two vineyards--Stanton and Sacrashe. The fun begins in spending time tasting thru the aging process to determine how these vineyards complement each other. Inky, magenta color. Dark, rich, young and fairly muscular, this wine is loaded with cinnamon, spice and black cherry fruits. Upon tasting, these aromas become dominant flavors and combine with cherry cola and black cherry to bring out the pedigree of this wine. Powerful ripe tannins and hints of sweet oak add to the age worthiness of this wine.

Varietal Definition
Cabernet Sauvignon:
Cabernet Sauvignon is the most widely planted and significant among the five dominant varieties in France’s Bordeaux region, as well as the most successful red wine produced in California. Though it was thought to be an ancient variety, recent genetic studies at U.C. Davis have determined that Cabernet Sauvignon is actually the hybrid offspring of Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet Franc. Cabernet Sauvignon berries are small with black, thick and very tough skin. This toughness makes the grapes fairly resistant to disease and spoilage and able to withstand some autumn rains with little or no damage. It is a mid to late season ripener. These growth characteristics, along with its flavor appeal have made Cabernet Sauvignon one of the most popular red wine varieties worldwide.


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